Skip to main content
Available 7 Days A Week! 1-800-901-6136
10 Best ATV/UTV Trails In The USA

10 Best ATV/UTV Trails In The USA

Riding your UTV is a great way to enjoy some time outdoors with friends and family. We all have our favorite places to ride on our ATV or UTV, but who doesn't like exploring new trails once in a while?

The United States is a land full of adventures waiting to be found. With its natural features and climate, this country has breath-taking destinations for UTV/ATV rides. If you're looking for some of the best ATV/UTV trails in the USA, then keep reading. We have listed 10 amazing locations that will make your heart pound with excitement!

1. Arizona Peace Trail, Arizona

The Arizona Peace Trail is one of the trails you must add to your bucket list. With nearly 750 miles worth of trails connecting three Arizona counties, there are ten different historic and scenic points of interest along this trail that will leave you mesmerized. This ATV/UTV trail takes you through some remote deserts passing through higher elevation mountains outside Kingman, known for winter snow. This UTV trail has so much to offer, from extreme deserts to snow-covered mountains.

Location: Mohave, La Paz, and Yuma Counties, Arizona

Distance: Nearly 750 miles of trails

Terrain: Desert, rocks, dirt

Machines: All off-road vehicles

Experience Level: All

2. Poison Spider Mesa, Utah

Moab is home to some of the most breath-taking trails in Utah, and Poison Spider Mesa is one of the popular destinations for ATV/UTV riders. This 13-miles ride offers a compelling combination of obstacles on rugged terrain with incredible views. It's open year round, so you can enjoy this challenge regardless of the season. The 13 mile-long stretch has awkward ledges and steep climbs with tippy spots making it the ideal spot for expert riders.

Location: Moab, Utah

Distance: 13.5 miles

Terrain: Sand, rocks

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes, motorcycles, 4x4s

Experience Level: Advanced

Check out Best UTV Trails in Utah

3. Hatfield-McCoy Trails, West Virginia

The Hatfield-McCoy Trails is one of America's most popular and widely known ATV/UTV trails. There are over 750 miles of trails broken further into 10 main trails, and each one offers a unique riding experience that makes it worth checking out. This means you could spend weeks exploring the trails and never run out of things to do. From beginners to experienced riders, there's something for all. You won't be disappointed with the beautiful views covering a large portion of West Virginia.

Location: Williamson, West Virginia

Distance: 750+ miles of trails

Terrain: Forest, hills, mud, rocks, water crossings

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes, motorcycles, 4x4s

Experience Level: All

4. The Paiute Trail, Utah

This south central trail system offers some great family-friendly riding. The ATV/UTV trails are a combination of old roads and unused tracks that were combined to form this interconnect trail system for all types of vehicles. Although anyone can take on this trail, these trails are perfect for beginners and families looking to enjoy an easy, relaxing ride.

The perfect time to visit here for a trail ride is in the fall when the temperature drops a bit, and you can see leaves changing colors. Although you can complete the main trail in 25 hours, it would be best to spend a few days riding the main loop to experience all this amazing area offers. Plenty of campgrounds are located conveniently along this trail, both privately owned with all amenities and government-run facilities that offer more limited services.

Locations: Fillmore, Utah

Distance: 275 miles of trails

Terrain: Forest, rocks, hills, water crossings

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes, motorcycles, 4x4s

Experience Level: Beginner, intermediate

5. Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming

The Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming hosts several different ATV/UTV trails, each showcasing some of the best views and experiences available for riders. Be prepared for mountain views and plenty of grasslands with maybe even some wildlife encounters on the way.

There's so much room in these vast open spaces that you'll never feel crowded, even during peak seasons. Group rides are also popular at this destination because it can accommodate many people all coming together as one big unit. There is no shortage of ATV/UTV-friendly resorts on site, making it a perfect destination for weekend getaway.

Location: Burgess Junction, Wyoming

Distance: Nearly 1,200 miles of trails

Terrain: Forest, rocks, hills

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes, motorcycles, 4x4s

Experience Level: All

6. Imperial Sand Dunes, California

ATVs and UTVs are a fun way to explore the great outdoors. Why not take one take out on some dunes? The Imperial Sand Dunes, also famous as Glamis and located in southern California, is perfect for adventure seekers who want an exciting ride. With more than 20,000 acres of open land available in California alone, they offer endless opportunities that will satisfy any off-road enthusiast. Some dunes even rise up 300 feet in height – impressive, right?

The best time to ride is usually between September and April, depending on the weather. The park is open year-round, but summertime is generally too hot to ride in southern California.

Location: El Centro, CA

Distance: 34 square miles

Terrain: Dunes, hills

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, motorcycles and dirt bikes, 4x4s

Experience Level: All

7. Brimstone Recreation, Tennessee

There are more than 300 miles of trails to explore at Brimstone Recreation Area in Tennessee. It also features river views with captivating scenery that can be seen from many different spots throughout your journey. To get to this popular outdoor wonder, visitors should first head over to Huntsville's Main Street and visit their office. The trails are all marked with signs that guide people on which way they need to go for the adventurer inside to feel satisfied!

Location: Huntsville, TN

Distance: 300 miles

Terrain: Trees, water crossings, dirt, steep hills

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes

Experience Level: Novice, amateur, expert

Check out Best UTV Trails in Tennessee

8. Beasley Knob OHV Trail, Georgia

Beasley Knob is a challenging trail system that can be accessed by two different trailheads and consists of interconnecting dirt roads, gravel tracks, and hill climbs. Beasley Knob is closed seasonally. For those who want an opportunity for some great hiking, try going there when they're open! Their specific opening date ranges from March through December, but this can vary depending on weather conditions.

Location: Blairsville, Georgia

Distance: 10.6 miles of trails

Terrain: Trails, water crossings, rocks, hills

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes, 4x4s

Experience Level: Intermediate, advanced

9. Joe State Park, Missouri

Joe State Park is another excellent ATV/UTV destination to explore. With 2,000 acres of trails complete with hills and flatlands, you can enjoy time on your own in this vast nature area. There's plenty to do if you don't want to ride, with campsites and play areas where kids can enjoy themselves. With sand, water, gravel, and mud, it's perfect for those who love getting their hands dirty!

Location: Park Hills, MO

Distance: Nearly 2,000 acres

Terrain: Forests, sand, hills, mud

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, motorcycles, dirt bikes (4x4s and dune buggies allowed on designated trails)

Experience Level: Intermediate

10. Aroostook County ATV Trails, Maine

The off-road paradise Aroostook trail is an extensive trail system in Northern Maine. The 1,000+ miles make it easy for riders to see a lot without leaving their seat on their ATV or side by side. The best time to ride the trail is in late April through October.

Maine's rolling terrain is a great place to explore on ATVs or UTVs. While you can find plenty of nature waiting for discovery just about anywhere in the state, it's advantageous if your ride takes you through Aroostook County trails. From its pristine forests to rolling hills, there's always something new around every turn in this trail!

Location: Aroostook County, Maine

Distance: 1,000+ miles of trails

Terrain: Woods, gravel, hills, mud

Machines: ATVs, UTVs, 4x4s

Experience Level: Beginner, intermediate

That completes our list! You should definitely try out these 10 ATV/UTV trails if you are looking for some awesome adventure trails. It doesn't matter whether you're in the city or the country, there's always some great riding real estate close by.

Before planning your trip, do not forget to read our UTV Trip Checklist

Further Read 

10 Best UTV Trails in Georgia

5 Best UTV Trails in Tennessee

Best UTV Trails in Colorado